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10/14/2019
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Pitney Bowes Hit by Ransomware

The attack does not appear to have endangered customer data, but it has had an impact on orders for supplies and postage refills.

Pitney Bowes has been hit by a ransomware attack, according to a statement released today from the mailing services company. There is no evidence that any customer account data has been impacted, it says.

The company has released very few details about the attack, but says it is working with third-party consultants to perform forensics and remediation. Pitney Bowes pointed out in the release that its postage meter and SendPro products can be used safely, but that clients are unable to refill postage, upload transactions, order supplies, or manage their accounts. It does not believe clients are at risk. 

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